Guide to Advocating for Outdoor Classrooms in Coronavirus-Era School Reopening


A large and truly unprecedented amount of public funding is becoming available for school reopening in late 2020 and throughout 2021. This guide, produced in partnership by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), will help energize a large-scale nationwide force of advocates to encourage school officials and educators to apply a portion of these funding resources to the effective use of outdoor classrooms. Learn more about how to advocate, why outdoor spaces are so beneficial, and what to consider when planning and designing an outdoor classroom.